Report: Biden knew about Haitian surge months in advance

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Haitian migrants are pictured on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila state, Mexico on September 19, 2021. - US law enforcement, trying to control the flow of migrants from crossing back and forth from Mexico, is not providing enough food and water in the encampment thus causing people to cross back and forth, whichever way they can. Thousands of migrants, many of them Haitians, are crowded under a bridge in Texas after crossing the Rio Grande river, hoping to be allowed into the country. (Photo by PAUL RATJE / AFP) (Photo by PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images)

Haitian migrants are pictured on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila state, Mexico on September 19, 2021. - US law enforcement, trying to control the flow of migrants from crossing back and forth from Mexico, is not providing enough food and water in the encampment thus causing people to cross back and forth, whichever way they can. Thousands of migrants, many of them Haitians, are crowded under a bridge in Texas after crossing the Rio Grande river, hoping to be allowed into the country. (Photo by PAUL RATJE / AFP) (Photo by PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images)

Haitian migrants are pictured on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila state, Mexico on September 19, 2021. (Photo by PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images)

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UPDATED 8:26 AM PT – Saturday, October 9, 2021

The Biden administration reportedly knew about the Haitian migrant surge months in advance.

According to NBC News on Thursday, the administration knew as early as July that a surge from Haiti was going to make its way up through Mexico. Officials added Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis all were provided information on the expected surge.

They also predicted the bridge at Del Rio, Texas would be a prime location for illegal immigrants to congregate. However, in an interview near the end of September, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas can be noted saying, “I don’t think we expected the rapidity of the increase that occurred.”

“They were warned that this bridge where these people are crossing…at this exact spot…there was an uptick in traffic, and the traffic continued to go up and they were warned they needed to prepare, they needed to put operations in place to deal with a large influx of people and they didn’t,” said Brandon Judd, head of the National Border Patrol Council.

According to the report, a debate occurred between progressive and moderate members of the administration on whether to deport the Haitians. The progressives won and all deportation flights to Haiti were stopped just as the wave arrived.

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